Re: Is sys_sysfs used?

Date: Sun Jun 08 2003 - 08:38:04 EST

    From: Patrick Mochel <>

    I see that only one architecture defines __NR_sysfs: x86-64, though it
    appears most architectures mention it in arch/*/kernel/entry.S (or

There are definitions in include/asm-*/unistd.h.

    Is it used anymore? Would it be possible to remove it?

There should be a good reason to change the kernel API.
Just "why not remove this probably unused call?" is not a good reason.

(It indeed is almost unused. A grep on a random source tree shows
a use in mount.c in busybox.)

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